We’re back for another look at the amazing Steve McQueen: The Actor and His Films by Andrew Antoniades and Mike Siegel, the definitive, highly desirable account of every movie the iconic actor made.
Donning a natty tweed and turtleneck combo to take a call on a seriously old-school mobile phone
Here in a famous snap from 1968′s Bullitt, McQueen dons his trademark Persols with a natty tweed and turtleneck combo to take a call on a seriously old-school mobile phone.
And below he makes the scene in a leather bomber jacket with Robert Wagner on the UK set of 1962′s The War Lover.
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The authors note that during filming, McQueen hung out with pals like Sammy Davis Jr. and Stirling Moss and even had a suit fitted on Savile Row.
The ultimate compendium of McQueen’s many masterful movies is published by Dalton Watson Fine Books.
The ultimate compendium of McQueen’s many masterful movies
The opulent tome devotes nearly 500 pages to McQueen’s career and tracks his odyssey from juvenile delinquent to marine to aspiring actor to global superstar and the highest-paid marquee name of his era.
Which is a good thing, because those cell phone bills must’ve been huge…
- Posted February 03, 2012
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